The Coolest Road Trips To Take This Summer

Drivers are enjoying the recent drop in the cost of oil which has led to the cheapest gas prices at the start of summer in 12 years. Now is the time to go on a classic road trip across the country. But don't just spend time in the car.[slideshow:102152]

Explore the little-known dramatic landscapes and unfrequented roads that offer unforgettable experiences with breathtaking vistas, minus the crowds and the overdone extravaganza. You'll get many chances to see charming towns and a wealth of natural wonders.

Road trips are the best way to go the distance, cranking up hot tunes on the radio, and rolling down the window to feel the breeze while driving on the highway.

There are other reasons to travel in your own car. You have more flexibility in your schedule during a road trip than you would if you simply flew somewhere. Pack enough water, snacks, know the fuel stops, and just drive.

Get out of town and head on an epic drive.

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